Punjab Rajya Sabha Election schedule LIVE Voting % 2016, Rajya Sabha Election schedule dates, PunjabRajya sabha election 2016 candidate result 2016
Chandigarh: The Term of office of 2 members of the Rajya Sabha elected from the State of Punjab is due to expire on their retirement in the month of July, 2016 as detailed below :-
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Punjab Rajya Sabha Election schedule LIVE Voting % 2016
||Name of the Member
||Date of retirement
||Smt. Ambika Soni
||Shri Balwinder Singh
The Election Commission of India has decided that the aforesaid biennial Elections to the Council of States from the State of Punjab shall be held in accordance with the following programme :-
||Dates and day
||Issue of Notifications
||24Th May, 2016 (Tuesday)
||Last date of making nominations
||31R May, 2016 (Tuesday)
||Scrutiny of nominations
||1st June, 2016 (Wednesday)
||Last date for withdrawal of
|3rd June, 2016 (Friday)
||Date of poll
||11th June, 2016 (Saturday)
||Hours of poll
||9.00 A.M. to 4.00 P.M
||Counting of Votes
||11th June, 2016 (Saturday)at 5.00 P.M.
||Date before which elections
shall be completed
|13th June, 2016 (Monday)
Nomination Papers are to be filed with the Secretary, Punjab Vidhan Sabha Chandigarh who is the Returning Officer for Rajya Sabha Election, between the hours of 11 O’clock in the forenoon and 3 O’clock in the afternoon on any day other than a public holiday from 24.05.2016 to 31.05.2016.
The nomination papers are to be filed in Form 2C. Blank forms are available with the Secretary, Punjab Vidhan Sabha. Typed nomination papers will also be accepted provided the Forms are in the prescribed format.
In order to qualify for member of the Council of States a candidate should be registered as an elector for any Parliamentary Constituency in India. To satisfy the concerned Returning Officer on this point, candidates should produce a certified copy of the relevant entry of the electoral roll in force.
A candidate is also required to make and subscribe to an oath or affirmation in the prescribed form before the concerned Returning Officer or any other person so authorized by the Election Commission of India. The oath/affirmation will be taken/made by a candidate after his nomination paper has been filed and before the date fixed for the scrutiny of nominations.
28th May, 2016 being a Saturday is not a holiday under the Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881; therefore, nomination papers can be presented to the Returning Officer on that day.
29th May, 2016 being a Sunday is a holiday under the Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881; therefore, nomination papers cannot be presented to the Returning Officer on that day.